Skip Page Navigation
NASA JPL Caltech
NASA Logo - Jet Propulsion Laboratory + View the NASA Portal
+ Center for Near-Earth Object Studies
JPL Home Earth Solar System Stars & Galaxies Technology
JPL Solar System Dynamics
BODIES ORBITS EPHEMERIDES TOOLS PHYSICAL DATA DISCOVERY FAQ SITE MAP
JPL Small-Body Database Browser
Search: [ help ]  
5708 Melancholia (1977 TC1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2005708
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]

[ hide orbit diagram ]

For accurate long-term ephemerides, please instead use our Horizons system.This orbit viewer was implemented using two-body methods, and hence should not be used for determining accurate long-term trajectories (over several years or decades) or planetary encounter circumstances.


[ revert to old Java-based viewer ]

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2111994822006628 3.4566e-08  
a 2.179401415287558 6.0111e-09 au
q 1.719112964871434 7.4542e-08 au
i 3.241697164022333 4.4503e-06 deg
node 223.9400675496875 6.0419e-05 deg
peri 116.1252150555657 6.1448e-05 deg
M 118.3107505250011 1.3434e-05 deg
tp 2458614.287809023161
(2019-May-10.78780902)
4.3068e-05 TDB
period 1175.1796699344
3.22
4.862e-06
1.331e-08
d
yr
n .3063361366863125 1.2674e-09 deg/d
Q 2.639689865703682 7.2807e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1825  
   data-arc span      26047 days (71.31 yr)  
   first obs. used      1948-10-08  
   last obs. used      2020-01-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49887  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 17:44:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .713734 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.76458 au 
 T_jup = 3.651 
[ show covariance matrix ]

Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]

Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4   n/a MPO302099  

5708 Melancholia (1977 TC1)          Discovered 1977-Oct-12 by Wild, P. at Zimmerwald
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

[ show close-approach data ]
Alternate Designations
 1977 TC1 = 1948 TD = 1977 TB5 = 1990 VA2 
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]
ABOUT SSD CREDITS/AWARDS PRIVACY/COPYRIGHT GLOSSARY LINKS
FirstGov 2020-Oct-22 13:29 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Ryan S. Park
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin